Feb 4, 2016

German carbon emissions fell sharply in 2014

Germany was able to substantially reduce emissions of carbon gases in 2014, even if a major re-think is still needed in the transport and farming sectors, the German environment ministry said on Wednesday. “For the first time in years, the emission of greenhouse gases ...

U.S., Mediterranean face extreme warming: study

Jan 21, 2016

U.S., Mediterranean face extreme warming: study

Once the world as a whole has warmed by 2 degrees Celsius, top temperatures in the United States and Mediterranean basin will have climbed by even more, according to a study released Wednesday. A global rise of 2 degrees (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above mid-19th ...

Jan 21, 2016

Carbon dioxide may 'intoxicate' fish: study

By midcentury, higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ocean water could leave fish “intoxicated,” becoming lost at sea, a study said Wednesday. The oceans absorb about a third of the carbon dioxide released by humanity’s burning of coal, oil and gas — their ...